HORRIBLE: Farmer Stabs Wife To Death Over Missing Documents

6 years ago by: franel
(m) at 22-08-2013 05:13PM (6 years ago)

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«§» 22 August 2013

A 47-year-old farmer, Mr. Godwin Idon, has been arrested by the Nigerian Police in Edo state, for allegedly killing his 40-year-old wife of 14 years, Maris, over the disappearance of his bank passbook and a land document in their apartment.

Edo State police commissioner, Foluso Adebanjo, who paraded Idon and 40 other suspects before journalists in Benin, said the sad incident occurred on 26 July at Uzeba community in Owan West Local Government Area of the state.

He said the suspect had accused his wife of stealing the land document and the bank particulars, an allegation the woman allegedly denied.

Not satisfied with the woman’s explanation, the suspect was alleged to have pounced on his wife, reached out for a knife and stab her to death.

Among the suspects paraded were three men said to be the kidnappers of the three female teachers in Ekemwan community, Ovia North East Local Government area of the State have been arrested.

Also, the police commissioner disclosed that about a hundred suspected criminals have been arrested in the State within the last two months.

According to him, “People ask… what is the police doing? We are doing a lot quietly, because we would not want to jeopardize the lives of kidnap victims.